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Nick J. DeBlasio, MD


  • Medical Director Pediatric Primary Care, Division of General and Community Pediatrics
My care philosophy is, 'Never count out any child. Everyone deserves a chance to thrive.'

About

Biography

I have always loved working with children because of their energy, enthusiasm and humor. Children are amazingly resilient, and no matter what happens, they keep on going!

As a general pediatrician, I enjoy working in primary care because I see a wide array of patients for many different reasons. I provide routine well-child care and ill-child care, and I treat behavioral and developmental concerns. I love the variety of people and pediatric conditions I interact with each day!

My care philosophy is, "Never count out any child. Everyone deserves a chance to thrive."

I have won several teaching and mentoring awards, which I feel reflects my love of working with medical students and residents. I received the:

  • Ray Baker Teaching Award from the Cincinnati Pediatrics Society in 2011
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Faculty Award for Mentoring in 2017
  • Faculty Teacher Award from the Cincinnati Children’s residency program in 2018

In addition to caring for patients, I am also involved in some medical education research. We are evaluating ways to deliver medical education more effectively.

I have been married since 2001 and have two sons, Mark and Tom. Before joining the Cincinnati Children’s primary care team, I worked in pediatric private practice for five years. I like to compete in bake-offs with my co-workers — even though I always seem to lose!

Insurance Information

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Publications

Postdischarge Remote Patient Monitoring for Children Hospitalized for Failure to Thrive. Sump, C; Denker, K; DeBlasio, D; Ruschman, J; White, C; Riddle, S. Ambulatory Pediatrics. 2022.

Increasing Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccine Uptake in Pediatric Primary Care by Offering Vaccine to Household Members. Burkhardt, MC; Real, FJ; DeBlasio, D; Beck, AF; Reyner, A; Rosen, BL. Journal of Pediatrics. 2022; 247:150-154.e1.

Impact of a Virtual Reality Curriculum on Human Papillomavirus Vaccination: A Pilot Trial. Real, FJ; Ollberding, NJ; Meisman, AR; DeBlasio, DJ; Pero, MB; Davis, D; Cruse, B; Klein, MD; Kahn, JA; Rosen, BL. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2022.

Association Between Unscheduled Pediatric Primary Care Visits and Risk of Developmental Delay. Martin, KJ; Copeland, KA; Xu, Y; DeBlasio, D; Burkhardt, MC; Morehous, JF; Beck, AF. Ambulatory Pediatrics. 2022; 22:244-252.

The Impact of a Gamified Curriculum Using Kahoot! on Musculoskeletal Knowledge and Skill Acquisition Among Pediatric Residents. Schultz, K; Klein, M; Sucharew, H; McDonald, J; DeBlasio, D; Cooperstein, E; Poynter, S; Huggins, J; Real, FJ. Ambulatory Pediatrics. 2022.

Resolving Pediatric Preventive Care Gaps Through Hospital Inreach. Morehous, JF; White, C; Brinkman, WB; DeBlasio, DJ; Reyner, A; Kleiman, J; Iyer, SB. Pediatrics. 2022; 149.

Evaluation of HPV Vaccine: Same Way, Same DayTM: A Pilot Study. Bishop, JM; Real, FJ; McDonald, SK Y E L; Klein, M; DeBlasio, DO M I N I C; Kahn, JA; Kreps, GL; Rosen, BL. Journal of Health Communication. 2021; 26:839-845.

Integration and Impact of Telemedicine in Underserved Pediatric Primary Care. Walters, J; Johnson, T; DeBlasio, D; Klein, M; Sikora, K; Reilly, K; Hutzel-Dunham, E; White, C; Xu, Y; Burkhardt, MC. Clinical Pediatrics. 2021; 60:452-458.

Usability Evaluation of the Novel Smartphone Application, HPV Vaccine: Same Way, Same Day, Among Pediatric Residents. Real, FJ; Rosen, BL; Bishop, JM; McDonald, S; DeBlasio, D; Kreps, GL; Klein, M; Kahn, JA. Ambulatory Pediatrics. 2021; 21:742-749.

Tracheitis. DeBlasio, D; Real, FJ. Pediatrics in Review. 2020; 41:495-497.

From the Blog


How Can I Prevent My Kids From Getting Motion Sickness?
BlogHealthy Living

How Can I Prevent My Kids From Getting Motion Sickness?

By Nick DeBlasio, MD11/23/2022

Growing Pains: Helpful Tips for Parents and Kids
BlogHealthy Living

Growing Pains: Helpful Tips for Parents and Kids

By Nick DeBlasio, MD7/28/2022

Walking Pneumonia: 101 for Parents
BlogHealthy Living

Walking Pneumonia: 101 for Parents

By Nick DeBlasio, MD9/22/2021

6 RSV FAQs
BlogVaccines

6 RSV FAQs

By Nick DeBlasio, MD9/9/2021

How to Read A Sunscreen Label
BlogSafety and Prevention

How to Read A Sunscreen Label

By Nick DeBlasio, MD8/11/2021

Swimmer’s Ear: Your Questions Answered
BlogSafety and Prevention

Swimmer’s Ear: Your Questions Answered

By Nick DeBlasio, MD7/8/2021

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